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Cavendish, William, first duke of Newcastle upon Tyne (bap. 1593, d. 1676), writer, patron, and royalist army officer

Lynn Hulse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Science and Mathematics; Literature. 9609 words.

Cavendish, William, first duke of Newcastle upon Tyne (bap. 1593, d. 1676), writer, patron, and royalist army officer, was born at Handsworth Manor, Yorkshire, and was baptized in the...

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Dowdeswell, William (1760–1828), army officer and art collector

H. M. Stephens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Financial Aspects of Art. 748 words.

Dowdeswell, William (1760–1828), army officer and art collector, was born on 27 February 1760, the third son of the Right Hon. William Dowdeswell (1721–1775) of Pull Court, near Upton upon...

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Guise, John (1682/3–1765), army officer and art collector

Jonathan Spain.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Financial Aspects of Art. 1312 words.

Guise, John (1682/3–1765), army officer and art collector, was the son of William Guise (bap. 1652, d. 1683) of Ablode Court, Sandhurst, Gloucestershire (where John was born), professor of...

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Harris, Tomás Joseph (1908–1964), artist, art dealer, and intelligence officer

Anthony Blunt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Financial Aspects of Art. 833 words.

Harris, Tomás Joseph (1908–1964), artist, art dealer, and intelligence officer, was born on 10 April 1908 at 21 Lymington Road, Hampstead, London, the youngest son and sixth of the seven...

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Peake, Sir Robert (c. 1605–1667), printseller and royalist army officer

Antony Griffiths.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Financial Aspects of Art; Publishing. 707 words.

Peake, Sir Robert (c. 1605–1667), printseller and royalist army officer, was the grandson of Robert Peake (c. 1551–1619), principal painter to Henry, prince of Wales, son of James I, who in...

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